Watch Dog Water Meter

Description
This ⅝” disc water meter was made by the Worthington-Gamon Meter Company in Newark, New Jersey. It has a cast iron body and no serial number, and so was probably made during materials restrictions of World War II.
Object Name
water meter
date made
early 1940s
maker
Worthington-Gamon Meter Company
Physical Description
cast iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 19.05 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
PH*325892
accession number
245003
catalog number
325892
subject
Water
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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